Desert Sonora Elementary School



Desert Sonora Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Sonora Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 2
1 64
2 90
3 78
4 80
5 89
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Sonora Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Somerton, AZ in the Somerton Elementary School District. It enrolls 403 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Sonora Elementary School is the 792nd largest public school in Arizona and the 31,304th largest nationally. It has 20.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 403
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,304th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 792nd out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 654th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 759th out of 948

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Desert Sonora Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 202
(50%)
1,396
(51%)
 Female 201
(50%)
1,333
(49%)

Desert Sonora Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 388
(96%)
2,594
(95%)
 White 11
(3%)
42
(2%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
72
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Desert Sonora Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 299
(74%)
2,032
(74%)
 Not Eligible 62
(15%)
368
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(10%)
329
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Desert Sonora Elementary School is ranked 391st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Sonora Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.6%) is higher than the state average of 55.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Desert Sonora Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 382
2006 393
2007 387
2008 384
2009 387
2010 403
2011 385
2012 403

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.9
2006 20.7
2007 18.4
2008 23.1
2009 19.3
2010 19.1
2011 20.7
2012 20

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95811518324607
2006 0.66666666666667
2007 0.8578811369509
2008 0.83072916666667
2009 0.9922480620155
2010 0.99255583126551
2011 0.99220779220779
2012 0.84615384615385

Compare Desert Sonora Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 84.6%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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